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Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums ranks the most popular R&B/hip-hop albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums).

TOP R&B/HIP-HOP ALBUMS

The week of
2
WEEKS AT NO. 1
3
WEEKS ON CHART
Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1
Imprint/Promotion Label
Ruff Ryders | Interscope

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Various Artists Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Ruff Ryders: Ryde Or Die Vol. 1
Last
Peak
Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
53
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruff Ryders | Interscope
2
Nas I Am... Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
I Am...
Last
Peak
Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia | Sony Music
3
Various Artists Chronic 2000 Suge Knight Represents Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chronic 2000 Suge Knight Represents
Last
Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Highest ranking debut
Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Death Row | Priority
4
Soundtrack Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Rock Land | Interscope
5
TLC Fanmail Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Fanmail
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x6
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
LaFace | Arista
6
Juvenile 400 Degreez Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
400 Degreez
Last
Peak
27  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money | Universal
7
B.G. Chopper City In The Ghetto Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chopper City In The Ghetto
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Cash Money | Universal
8
Case Personal Conversation Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Personal Conversation
Last
Peak
Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Soul | IDJMG
9
Trick Daddy www.thug.com Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
www.thug.com
10  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slip-N-Slide | Warlock
10
Eric Benet A Day In The Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
A Day In The Life
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
11
112 Room 112 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Room 112
11  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy | Arista
12
Lauryn Hill The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
12  Last
Peak
37  Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
37
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruffhouse/Columbia | Legacy
13
Naughty By Nature Nineteen Naughty Nine Nature's Fury Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Nineteen Naughty Nine Nature's Fury
Last
Peak
Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
14
Silk Tonight Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tonight
13  Last
Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Elektra | EEG
15
DMX Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Flesh Of My Flesh Blood Of My Blood
16  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x3
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruff Ryders/Def Jam | IDJMG
16
Eminem The Slim Shady LP Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Slim Shady LP
15  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Web/Aftermath | Interscope
17
Krayzie Bone Thug Mentality 1999 Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Thug Mentality 1999
14  Last
Peak
Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Mo Thugs/Ruthless | Loud
18
Whitney Houston My Love Is Your Love Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
My Love Is Your Love
21  Last
Peak
25  Weeks
21
LAST WEEK
19
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
25
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
19
R. Kelly R. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
R.
20  Last
Peak
26  Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
26
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x8
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Jive
20
JAY-Z Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
17  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x5
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam | IDJMG
21
Busta Rhymes E.L.E.: Extinction Level Event: The Final World Front Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
E.L.E.: Extinction Level Event: The Final World Front
19  Last
Peak
21  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
21
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
FlipMode/Elektra | EEG
22
Ginuwine 100% Ginuwine Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
100% Ginuwine
18  Last
Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
550 Music | Epic
23
Dru Hill Enter The Dru Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Enter The Dru
24  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
23
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Def Soul | IDJMG
24
Tyrese Tyrese Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Tyrese
23  Last
Peak
32  Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
20
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
RCA
25
Les Nubians Princesses Nubiennes Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Princesses Nubiennes
26  Last
25  Peak
19  Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
30
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
19
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
OmTown/Higher Octave | Capitol
26
Brandy Never S-A-Y Never Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Never S-A-Y Never
32  Last
Peak
48  Weeks
32
LAST WEEK
29
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
48
WEEKS ON CHART

Awards
Greatest gainer this week
Gains in performance

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic | AG
27
Jesse Powell 'Bout It Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
'Bout It
25  Last
15  Peak
24  Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
24
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Silas | MCA
28
DMX It's Dark And Hell Is Hot Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
It's Dark And Hell Is Hot
28  Last
Peak
51  Weeks
28
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
51
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Ruff Ryders/Def Jam | IDJMG
29
2Pac Greatest Hits Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Greatest Hits
29  Last
Peak
24  Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
25
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Diamond
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Amaru/Death Row/Interscope | UMe
30
The Temptations Phoenix Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Phoenix Rising
36  Last
Peak
38  Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
35
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
38
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Universal
31
BLACKstreet Finally Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Finally
27  Last
Peak
Weeks
27
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Lil' Man | Interscope
32
Kirk Franklin The Nu Nation Project Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The Nu Nation Project
38  Last
Peak
33  Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
33
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
33
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x2
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Gospo Centric | Interscope
33
Lil Troy Sittin' Fat Down South Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Sittin' Fat Down South
44  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
44
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Short Stop/Republic Records | Universal
34
Deborah Cox One Wish Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
One Wish
30  Last
14  Peak
32  Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
14
PEAK POSITION
32
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
35
DJ Quik Rhythm-al-ism Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Rhythm-al-ism
35  Last
13  Peak
24  Weeks
35
LAST WEEK
34
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
24
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Profile | Arista
36
Lil Soldiers Boot Camp Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Boot Camp
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
No Limit | Priority
37
Soundtrack The PJ's Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
The PJ's
34  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
34
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Hollywood
38
98 Degrees 98 Degrees And Rising Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
98 Degrees And Rising
42  Last
36  Peak
28  Weeks
42
LAST WEEK
36
TWO WEEKS AGO
36
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum x4
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Universal
39
Foxy Brown Chyna Doll Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Chyna Doll
43  Last
Peak
16  Weeks
43
LAST WEEK
50
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
16
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Violator | IDJMG
40
Total Kima, Keisha & Pam Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Kima, Keisha & Pam
41  Last
Peak
27  Weeks
41
LAST WEEK
41
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
27
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy | Arista
41
Shanice Shanice Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Shanice
37  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
37
LAST WEEK
43
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
LaFace | Arista
42
Faith Evans Keep The Faith Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Keep The Faith
49  Last
Peak
28  Weeks
49
LAST WEEK
52
TWO WEEKS AGO
3
PEAK POSITION
28
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Bad Boy | Arista
43
Bootleg Death Before Dishonesty Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Death Before Dishonesty
33  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
33
LAST WEEK
28
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Relativity
44
The Roots Things Fall Apart Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Things Fall Apart
46  Last
Peak
11  Weeks
46
LAST WEEK
39
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
45
Ant Banks Presents T.W.D.Y. Derty Werk Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Derty Werk
51  Last
42  Peak
Weeks
51
LAST WEEK
42
TWO WEEKS AGO
42
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Thump Street
46
Silkk The Shocker Made Man Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Made Man
45  Last
Peak
17  Weeks
45
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
17
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
No Limit | Priority
47
Wu-Syndicate Wu-Tang Records Presents... Myalansky & Joe Mafia In Wu-Syndicate Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Wu-Tang Records Presents... Myalansky & Joe Mafia In Wu-Syndicate
31  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Imprint/Promotion Label:
Slot Time/Wu-Tang | Priority
48
Soundtrack Foolish Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Foolish
40  Last
10  Peak
Weeks
40
LAST WEEK
27
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
No Limit | Priority
49
Kelly Price Soul Of A Woman Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
Soul Of A Woman
58  Last
Peak
39  Weeks
58
LAST WEEK
57
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
39
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Imprint/Promotion Label:
T-Neck/Def Soul | IDJMG
50
Men Of Vizion MOV Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums
MOV
Last
50  Peak
Weeks
-
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
50
PEAK POSITION
1
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Imprint/Promotion Label:
MJJ/Work | Epic
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